Dog Park

Dog Park

Northville is one of several Michigan communities that have brought the dog park experience to their residents. The Northville system currently includes two dog parks, Cady Street (.7 acres) and Community Park (4 acres). Both parks are popular and have a number of regular users.

Dog Park Membership Application

Click here to view Dog Park Membership Application information.

Dog Park Annual Pass Fees (good for 1 year from registered date)

Dogs at park

  • Combination Pass - access at Cady Street and Marv Gans Community Park
    • $40 residents
    • $80 non-residents
  • Cady Street Pass - for access at Cady Street Park only
    • $30 residents
    • $60 non-residents
  • Marv Gans Community Park Pass - for access at Community Park only
    • $30 residents
    • $60 non-residents
  • Extra Dog (up to three)
    • $12 each
  • Fob deposit (resident and non-resident)
    • $20 ($10 will be refunded when fob returned)
New Dog Park Membership Requirements:
  • Complete Membership Application
  • New members are requried to watch the video and submit the results from the quiz that follow. View Video and complete online quiz and print results
    *Please note if you are having trouble loading the online quiz please complete a hard copy of the quiz here. 
  • Bring membership application, quiz results, proof of vaccinations & expiration dates (Rabies, DHLPP, and Boardatella), current dog license, and payment to the Parks & Recreation Department at The Recreation Center at Hillside (775 N. Center Street, Suite B). Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. 
  • Payment to retain a key fob park access, please note new members are required to pay a key fob deposit of $20. $10 will be refunded once key fob is returned. 

Renewal Requirements:

  • updated proof of several required vaccinations & expiration dates (Rabies, DHLPP, and Boardatella)
  • Updated dog tag license from the city, township, or village of residence
  • Payment to retain a key fob park access
  • Key fob number
Park Hours / Location

Cady Street Dog Park
(behind the Northville Art House 215 W. Cady Street)

Monday - Friday:
9:00am - 8:00pm or dusk, whichever is earlier.

Saturday - Sunday:
10:00am - 7:00pm or dusk, whichever is earlier.

Community Park Dog Park
(enter at Five Mile Road entrance, just west of Beck)
7 days a week:
7:00am - 9:00pm or dusk, whichever is earlier.

Novi Dog Park
Novi Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services has partnered with Northville Parks & Recreation to allow members of the Northville Community Park access into the Novi Dog Park, 42390 Nick Lidstrom Drive, Novi, through the use of your Northville issued key fob. Novi residents are able to register at Novi City Hall, at the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services.

How to Register during Covid-19
Dog Park Membership Renewal and new members are welcome to register in person at our office on 44405 Six Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48168. Please bring all necessary information to complete the process. 

If you do not feel comfortable coming into our building:

For Dog Park Membership Renewal please submit all necessary documentation to recreation@twp.northville.mi.us for approval. Once approved a Parks and Recreation representative will call to confirm documentation is accepted and proceed with payment options. 

For New Dog Park Members please submit all necessary documentation to recreation@twp.northville.mi.us for approval. Once approved a Parks and Recreation representative will call to confirm an appointment time to collect payment and to distribute your dog park key fob. 

Option 2: Send all necessary documentation by mail, with a check. These can be mailed to Northville Charter Township: 44405 Six Mile Road, 48168. Once approved, a Parks and Recreation representative will call to confirm the documentation and payment was accepted. 

For additional questions, contact our front desk staff at 248-349-0203.

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Northville Parks and Recreation
775 N. Center Street, Suite B
Northville, Michigan 48168
(248) 349-0203
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